Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)

Course ID: 
Course Type: 
eLearning (online) Course
Course Length: 
8 hours

This online course offers an overview of Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) to mitigate risk in your processes. The course covers the basic LOPA approach to analyzing potential incident scenarios. Concepts that are covered include:

  • Understanding LOPA methodology
  • How to execute the detailed steps of the LOPA method for scenario analysis
  • How to identify enabling conditions and conditional modifiers
  • Closing the risk gap
  • Managing LOPA documentation, updates, revalidations and follow-up


Continuing Education Units: 
Professional Development Hours
8.0 PDHs


AIChE Members* $495
AIChE Grad Student Members $247.50
AIChE Undergrad Student Members $247.50
Non-Members** $695
Training 10 or More? Volume Pricing is available. Send an e-mail to for more information.

*Employees of CCPS member companies can register for this course at the AIChE Member price. Please contact Customer Service at or call 1-800-242-4363 (outside the US call 203-702-7660).

** Membership is just $199 a year. For more information on becoming an AIChE member click here.

If you are interested in scheduling this course for In-Company Training, please complete the Request for Proposal Form and we will e-mail you a proposal.


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